On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2016 

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

OTD May 16 - Krist Novoselic
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1965: Rock musician and songwriter Krist Novoselic, best known for being the bassist and co-founder of the grunge band Nirvana, is born in Compton, California. Novoselic has also played in the bands Sweet 75, Eyes Adrift and Flipper and has become a political activist, including the creation of the political action committee JAMPAC (Joint Artists and Musicians Political Action Committee).


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